0 – 15 Minutes
Doug rants about gas and pipeline company landmen and the pressure and intimidation tactics they sometimes employ on landowners. Landowners should not be intimidated or threatened to sign any oil and gas related documents. Do not be bullied into signing agreements. Landowners must first understand their ability to decline any oil and gas related contract offers.
15 – 30 Minutes
Doug continues challenging landman tactics to get landowners to execute agreements. Doug talks about the power of consultation and understanding landowner rights to refuse or negotiate agreements. Discussion regarding example of significant pipeline offer increase after initial offer by effective negotiation.
30 – 45 Minutes
Doug discusses example of negotiating a pipeline agreement from $50,000 to $200,000. The value of a consultation to understand your specific situation vs. other landowners in your area. Doug gives example of negotiation strategy to maximize compensation for an unwanted natural gas pipeline.
45 – 60 Minutes
Doug wraps up with explanation as to what landowners need to understand when dealing with company landmen. The power of knowledge and education to maximize any and all agreements presented by companies.